Aplysia sp. e728

This looks like it could be a form of Aplysia oculifera, although the black ocelli on the sides are not as distinct as those from some other Pacific areas. Two found on 26 October 2015 were the first from Kwajalein. Both measured about 100mm and were found together slightly buried under a fine layer of sand in a lagoon Halimeda patch at about 20m.

Four similar-sized specimens were found half buried in sand in a lagoon slope Halimeda algae patch on 31 October 2016 at depths of about 10 to 12m.

Created 12 December 2015
Updated 24 March 2017

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